joined the United States Marine Corps as a squad automatic machine
gunner in 2002. After two combat-deployments in Iraq, he refused orders
for a third and immediately began organizing with Veterans for Peace and
Iraq Veterans Against the War.
In 2008, Vince testified to
Congress at the Winter Soldier Hearings on Capitol Hill, where he
provided detailed accounts of war crimes, atrocities, drug abuse and
sexual assault within the military.
Emanuele is just back from Standing Rock and discusses environmental and antiwar strategy. This show contains the second half of a discussion begun last week.
Robert Alvarez is a Senior Scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies in
Washington D.C. and an Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins School of
Advanced Strategic International Studies. He is considered one of the nation’s preeminent experts on civilian and military nuclear programs.
Between 1993 and 1999, Mr. Alvarez served as Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Energy.
1988 and 1993, Mr. Alvarez served on the Majority Staff of the U.S.
Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs, chaired by Senator John Glenn
His work has appeared in Ambio, Science and Global
Security, Science, the Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, Issues in
Science and Technology (the magazine of the National Academy of
Sciences), the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, Technology Review, the
Washington Post, the Nation, the Los Angeles Times, the Huffington Post
and other publications. Mr. Alvarez won the John Barlow Martin Award for
Public Interest Journalism and has been featured on CBS “60 minutes,” the PBS NOVA show, NPR’s All Things Considered, the New York Times, and several documentary films.